Bladen Marlborough Botrytised Riesling (2011)

Instantly appealing, the 2011 vintage (4*) was estate-grown, hand-picked in late May and made in a low-alcohol (9.5 per cent alcohol), sweet style (180 grams/litre of residual sugar). Light yellow, it is fresh and concentrated, citrusy and finely balanced, with a slightly spicy, rounded finish.


Type: Sweet White Wines
Variety: Sweet White Wines
Vintage: 2011
Overall Rating for All Vintages Tasted: ★★★★ – 4 Stars
Price: $30 NZD
Sweetness: SW
Value for Money: –V

Buyer’s Guide Edition: 2014

The overall rating for quality is Tentative, as Michael has only reviewed a small number of vintages of this particular wine.

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